Saturday, August 18, 2018

Ultimate CFA Level 1 December 2017 Study Plan- Popular among CFA study groups

Update: CFA Level 1 June 2018 Study Plan Congratulations! You're on the right track. To conquer an exam as tough as CFA, you definitely need a study plan. Here's a recommended study plan, which has worked well with my CFA Study Groups (95% pass rate). But don't choose it just because it has worked for others. If you can't commit to this...

Futai Ueng – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I'm from Uruguay, South America and since in my country there are very few Certified Financial Analysts, demand for financial profile has been increasing in the last decade and the trend will continue. So to fulfill the knowledge gap the best way is the CFA. How have you benefited from using PrepSmarter? One of the...

Are you too late for the CFA Level 1 December Exam? CFA Level 1 – June or December?

Congratulations for making the right decision. CFA is a "gold standard" credential. And it's tough. So if you're thinking about it, kudos to you. Many candidates, during this time of the year, grapple with the question - Am I too late for the Dec exam? There was a time when CFA Institute (erstwhile AIMR) used to conduct CFA exams only in...

Are you too late for the CFA Level 1 December Exam?

Congratulations for making the right decision. CFA is a "gold standard" credential. And it's tough. So if you're thinking about it, kudos to you. Many candidates, during this time of the year, grapple with the question - Am I too late for the Dec exam? There was a time when CFA Institute (erstwhile AIMR) used to conduct CFA exams only in...

Akshay Baweja – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I wanted to write the CFA for two main reasons, one of which obviously is the depth of knowledge. In my experience the world rewards a specialist and I feel that studying for the CFA should keep me updated in my career. Second and more broadly, I felt that CFA will give me...

Athanasios Theodorakis – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? CFA designation is one of the most widely known and respected qualifications for finance and investment professional. I decided to pursue the CFA designation as a part of my interest in investments and my aim of having long term and successful career in the field of finance. Moreover, my company sponsored the books...

Harish Subramanian – CFA Level I June 2017

Why did you choose to pursue CFA? I am a Business analyst with an investment bank and need to interact with professionals from the Investment domain on a daily basis. There was a need for me to be able to understand and communicate effectively in the language in which my stakeholders understand. I also wanted to understand the nuances of...

What are the CFA level 1 Topics and Weights – Find Out in Detail

There are 10 topics areas in Level I. Topic areas are further organized into 18 Study Sessions, which are divided into 60 readings. Level I focusses on Tools and Concepts and thus gives more weightage to Quantitative Methods, Economics and Financial Reporting and Analysis. Quantitative Methods, Economics and Accounting are the foundation for Asset valuation in Level II. Topic areas in detail Ethical & Professional Standards: It’s about Professional Standards...

How to register for CFA Level 1 Exam in Few Simple Steps

To enroll in the CFA Program and register for your first Level I exam, you must have: An international travel passport and One of the following: A bachelor's degree, or equivalent Four years of professional work experience A combination of professional work experience and education that totals at least four years. Note- Part-time positions do not qualify, and the four-year total must...

Benjamin Blondeau- CFA Level I Dec 2016

As an internal auditor in an international bank with an engineering background, I was looking for a way to improve my theoretical knowledge in finance. CFA program was the best choice since I could study while traveling for my different assignments. I started working with CFA’s ebook but to me it was too theoretical (and too long) and it wasn’t...

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